Episode 51: Labor Analgesia with Jacqueline Galvan

In this episode, episode 51, I welcome back Dr. Jacqueline Galvan to discuss labor analgesia.  We cover opioids including remifentanil, nitrous oxide, neuraxial anesthesia and other nerve blocks.

References:

  • Hess PE, et al. An association between severe labor pain and cesarean delivery. Anesth Analg. 2000 Apr;90(4):881-6
  • Van den Bussche E. Why women prefer epidural analgesia during childbirth: the role of beliefs about epidural analgesia and pain catastrophizing. Eur J Pain. 2007 Apr;11(3):275-82.
  • Varposhti MR et al. Comparison of remifentanil: Entonox with Entonox alone in labor analgesia. Adv Biomed Res. 2013 Nov 30;2:87

Episode 50: CSE vs Epidural Debate with Mike Hofkamp and Jacqueline Galvan

In this episode, episode 50, I welcome back Dr. Mike Hofkamp, and, for the first time, I welcome Dr. Jacqueline Galvan to the show.  Drs. Hofkamp and Galvan go head to head in a debate over which is a better, more evidence-based technique, the traditional epidural or the CSE (combined spinal epidural).

All of the articles that were referenced can be found here: References